Partners Post: May 2017

A smarter approach to testing

Classroom time spent on testing

These days, no one likes high-stakes standardized testing. Not the students who miss out on critical learning time to take them. Not the educators who sacrifice classroom instruction time to prep students for and administer the tests. Not the parents who see the toll that overtesting can take on students. Not the lawmakers who are hearing from unhappy constituents.

So, what are we doing about it?

This issue of Partners Post explores a bipartisan movement in Pennsylvania to take a smarter approach to student assessments, and what it means for students.



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